Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is celebrating her 50th Birthday next week, so in our typical fashion, we will be featuring her Top 5 Jewels in the days leading up to her Birthday! While Queen Máxima has worn much of the massive jewellery collection of the House of Orange, we will be featuring many of the splendid modern jewels that Queen Máxima has acquired during the past 20 years as a member of the Dutch Royal Family, starting with Queen Máxima’s Tanzanite and Moonstone Suite! Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands were joined by the Princess of Orange (wearing Queen Juliana’s Aquamarine Earrings), Princess Alexia, and Princess Ariane for the annual Koningsdag (King’s Day) celebrations at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven on April 27th, participating in a special online and TV broadcast through the theme of Making Knowledge due to the ongoing Pandemic. Koningsdag, a Bank Holiday in the Netherlands, celebrates King Willem-Alexander’s Birthday, and members of the Royal Family attend celebrations in a different city each year. Continue reading
Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2020 alongside the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches (which will be updated as they are released)! Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, accompanied by Queen Máxima, Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien, gave the annual Prinsjesdag (Prince’s Day or Budget Day) Speech to the Dutch Parliament to outline the government’s agenda for the coming session on September 15th in the Hague, an annual ceremony held on the third Tuesday of every September which has been much altered due to the ongoing pandemic.
Happy Birthday to Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, who turns 49 today. Having access to the magnificent Dutch Royal Jewellery collection, Queen Máxima was worn a variety of heirloom jewels, but she has also been compiling a notable personal jewellery collection, like today’s pieces, her versatile Ruby Flower Earrings.
Royal Families around Europe have been commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day, marking the end of the Second World War in Europe. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the celebrations are much changed than what was originally planned but still consisted of a variety of commemorations.
Queen Margrethe of Denmark is celebrating her 80th Birthday today, and while the big celebrations to mark the day have been cancelled, that did not stop the celebrations to mark the big day. Click HERE to take a look at our feature on Queen Margrethe’s Top 8 Jewels. Continue reading